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  • The Pale

    XIII edition

    The Pale

    Rusudan Pirveli, Givi (Beso) Odisharia
    Caucasian FILMODROM

    Based on a true story.
    1956. While Communist system insists to involve every citizen, Tina tries to live
    within her own life with her 6 years old son Lado, mother and younger brother Ilo.
    Until one day her neighbor and old friend Tamar, arrives back after 16 years of
    Siberian exile, where she was sent by Stalin’s regime in the frame of “great purge”.
    Tina’s primary aim becomes to help Tamar to be reintroduced to society, but soon
    she discovers it’s too hard to help friend revive, when your entire hometown is
    marching on streets in excited ecstasy defending the name of passed away dictator


    Rusudan Pirveli

    Rusudan Pirveli (1975, Georgia) graduated from the Department of Japanese Language at Tblisi University and was educated in film direction at the Georgian State Institute of Theatre and Film. She directed numerous documentaries and short films and is also active as an editor. Her short films were screened at several international film festivals. Susa is Pirveli’s first feature film. It will have its world premiere during the Rotterdam film festival 2010.

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